Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Bridgnorth faced a long battle with Tesco, which signed a confidential commercial agreement in 2003 with Bridgnorth District Council restricting the use of other council land for supermarket development. The agreement impacted on alternative development proposals for the area even after the Tesco application was quashed by the High Court in 2005.

Tesco reapplied and residents formed a... Read More

Ludlow, Shropshire

Members of Keep Ludlow Local have posted sign-up forms in shops around the town centre to help traders and customers object to plans for a 26,000 sq ft supermarket that is being proposed for Rocks Green.

It has emerged that a full planning application for the store could be made within 10 days, after Shropshire Council officers ruled an environmental survey at the site would not be... Read More

Market Drayton, Shropshire

In January 2011 nearly 600 people signed a petition opposing plans by Sainsbury’s to open up a new supermarket. They feared it would harm the vitality of the town centre.

Sainsbury's submitted plans to Shropshire Council for a new retail outlet at the former ATS Euromaster tyre depot in Shrewsbury Road.